Tool and Object

A History and Philosophy of Category Theory

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ISBN: 978-3-7643-7523-2 (Print) 978-3-7643-7524-9 (Online)

Table of contents (8 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xxxvi

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    Chapter

    Pages 1-38

    Prelude: Poincaré, Wittgenstein, Peirce, and the use of concepts

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    Chapter

    Pages 39-92

    Category theory in Algebraic Topology

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    Chapter

    Pages 93-160

    Category theory in Homological Algebra

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    Chapter

    Pages 161-191

    Category theory in Algebraic Geometry

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    Chapter

    Pages 193-234

    From tool to object: full-fledged category theory

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    Chapter

    Pages 235-280

    Categories as sets: problems and solutions

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    Chapter

    Pages 281-302

    Categorial foundations

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    Chapter

    Pages 303-316

    Pragmatism and category theory

  10. Back Matter

    Pages 317-367